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Maine governor nominates 4 candidates to judicial posts

January 7, 2020 GMT

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Gov. Janet Mills will nominate four candidates to Maine judicial posts.

The governor announced Monday she plans to recommend two candidates to Maine’s Supreme Judicial Court and two candidates to Maine’s Superior Court.

Private attorney Catherine Connors, of Kennebunk, and Superior Court Justice Andrew Horton, of Falmouth, will be nominated to the Supreme Judicial Court.

Mills will also tap District Court Judge Stephen Nelson, of Houlton, and attorney Thomas McKeon, of Falmouth, for the Superior Court.

The governor’s choices are subject to review by the Legislature’s Judiciary Committee and confirmation by the state Senate.